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HP talks up faster speed of Z Turbo Drive PCI-Express SSDs
Hewlett-Packard's new Z Turbo Drive solid-state drives will be faster than conventional SSDs that plug into hard-drive slots, the company said.
Review: Netgear's ReadyData makes a splash with flash
Netgear's better, faster rack-mount NAS and iSCSI SAN makes the case for enterprise workloads with read and write caching and unlimited snapshots
Lacie packs 25TB of storage in new RAID product
LaCie has increased the storage capacity of its 5big external storage product to 25TB.
Review: 4 NAS appliances deliver big storage cheap
12-bay rack-mount systems from QNAP, Netgear, LenovoEMC, and Infortrend combine huge storage capacities, business-grade features, smooth setup, and...
SanDisk boosts portable wireless memory with 64GB Connect drive
SanDisk showed off a 64GB version of its Connect Wireless Flash Drive at the 2014 International CES show on Monday, an upgrade to a small drive...
Review: Dell Compellent storage delivers flash speeds at disk prices
Dell's latest update to the Compellent Storage Center includes a novel approach to tiered SSDs, but it comes with caveats
Review: Box beats Dropbox -- and all the rest -- for business
Box trumps Dropbox, Egnyte, Citrix ShareFile, EMC Syncplicity, and OwnCloud with rich mix of file sync, file sharing, user management, deep...
NASA says first space Internet test 'beyond expectations'
NASA scientists say the first tests of what could someday become an outer space Internet have far surpassed their expectations.
Hadoop, Web 2.0 get a path to tape for cheap long-term storage
An appliance designed for Web 2.0 companies may take them back to the future with tape storage.
Vulnerabilities in D-Link network video recorders enable remote spying, researcher says
Some D-Link devices that enable remote access to surveillance camera feeds or other potentially sensitive data contain critical vulnerabilities that...
EMC bets on flash storage with ScaleIO buy
Boosting its portfolio of solid state storage technologies, EMC is acquiring ScaleIO, a purveyor of storage management software, for an undisclosed...
Intel shows 'world's fastest thumb drive'
Intel is showing off what it called the "world's fastest thumb drive," which uses Thunderbolt technology to provide breakthrough data...
EMC's storage business keeps growing while net profit shrinks slightly
EMC reported first-quarter revenue rose 6 percent to US$5.39 billion, while net income fell about 1 percent year-over year to $580 million as costs...
Huawei leans on SAP to give enterprise push a boost
Huawei Technologies' enterprise division is ramping up its European presence, helped by the announcement this week that SAP has certified the...
SD cards for SeeQVault DRM standard coming soon from Toshiba
Toshiba will soon begin shipping flash memory cards that support the new SeeQVault mobile DRM standard it is backing with Samsung Electronics, Sony...
HP brings sizzle to Windows Storage Server
The HP StoreEasy 5530 puts serious muscle behind Windows file serving, Hyper-V virtualization, and SQL Server workloads
VCE CEO says EMC, Cisco, VMware partnership unshaken by NetApp incursion
VCE said its partnership with Cisco has been unaffected by Cisco's strengthening a reseller agreement with NetApp to sell cloud architectures.
Tape Storage Finds New Life in the Enterprise and Beyond
Tape is not dead--far from it. In fact, many enterprises depend on it for cost-effective long-term storage. Tape is also finding new applications in...
Western Digital acquires Arkeia to boost SMB storage offering
Western Digital has acquired data protection company Arkeia Software as it looks to address growing storage demands among small and medium-size...
Hitachi, EMC and Fujitsu winners as storage market weakens
Growth in the storage market slowed down during the third quarter, but vendors such as Hitachi, EMC and Fujitsu still had a good three months thanks...